PC12 cell line
PC12 is a cell line derived from a pheochromocytoma of the rat adrenal medulla. PC12 cells stop dividing and terminally differentiate when treated with nerve growth factor. This makes PC12 cells useful as a model system for neuronal differentiation.
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- "PC-12/CRL-1721 cell line". LGC Promochem: Cell Biology Collection. American Type Culture Collection. Retrieved 2008-08-15.[dead link]
- Center for Cancer Education
- Wikipedia articles containing the term "PC12 cells" 
- table of common cell lines including PC12 , from Alberts 4th edition at NCBI bookshelf
- Ras function was partially elucidated using PC12 cell line , from section in Cancer Medicine textbook
- Section on neural transmission  has several references to PC12 cell line
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